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Titans Dolphins Week 14 Postgame Notes



  • The Titans' 28-27 victory at Miami gave the franchise an all-time record of 26-19 on Monday Night Football. The Titans are 9-3 in their past 12 Monday night contests.
  • Head coach Mike Vrabel coached his 100th game, including playoffs, since joining the Titans in 2018. He joined Jeff Fisher (273 games) as the only head coaches in franchise history to reach 100 career games.
  • The Titans erased a 27-13 deficit with less than three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter to win by a final score of 28-27. They were the first team since at least 2000 to win a game in regulation after trailing by 14 or more points with 2 minutes and 55 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.
  • It was the first win in the NFL since 2016 in which a team trailed by at least 14 points with three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.
  • Three members of the team made their Titans debuts: punter Ty Zentner, linebacker JoJo Domann and defensive tackle Marlon Davidson.
  • A season-high 10 rookies participated in the game for the Titans.


  • The Titans' 28 points tied their season high.
  • The Titans scored on a field goal as time expired in the second quarter. It was the fourth time in 2023 that they made a field goal as the clock expired in the first half.
  • The offense set season highs with 403 total yards of offense and 320 net passing yards.
  • With a pass from Will Levis to Nick Westbrook-Ikhine in the fourth quarter, the Titans scored their first offensive two-point conversion in a calendar year. They last did so against Jacksonville on Dec. 11, 2022.


  • The Titans limited the Dolphins to one touchdown and seven total points in the first half, and that touchdown was scored on an interception return by the Dolphins defense. It was the second time in 2023 the Dolphins offense did not score in the first half. Previously, the unit was kept scoreless in the first half at Kansas City on Nov. 5.
  • The Dolphins did not score an offensive touchdown through the first three quarters of a game for the first time since Jan. 8, 2023 against the New York Jets.
  • The Dolphins entered the contest with the NFL's top-ranked passing offense, averaging 285.1 passing yards per contest. The Titans limited them to 208 net passing yards, their third-lowest total of the campaign.
  • The Titans defense allowed four conversions on 13 third-down attempts by the Dolphins (30.8 percent).
  • The Dolphins were limited by the Titans defense to two touchdowns on five trips inside the red zone (40.0 percent). On four goal-to-go opportunities for the Dolphins, they scored only one touchdown.
  • The Titans totaled five sacks in the contest—the most allowed by Miami through 13 games in 2023. The five sacks were the second-most by the Titans in a game this season.
  • The Titans defense logged its eighth game in 2023 with at least three sacks and one takeaway. Since the beginning of 2022, their 16 such games trails only the Baltimore Ravens.


  • Led the team with 10 tackles.
  • Increased his season total to a team-leading 124 tackles.
  • Notched his fifth game of the season in which he led the team in tackles.
  • Logged his sixth double-digit tackle performance of the season.


  • Totaled two tackles and a blocked field goal.
  • Blocked a field goal attempt by Jason Sanders in the second quarter. It was his fourth career blocked field goal and his 12th career block on field goals, punts (one) and extra points (seven). His 12 blocks lead the NFL since he entered the league in 2014, and the next-closest total is five blocks by Rasheem Green, Henry Anderson, Margus Hunt and Ra'shede Hageman (tied).
  • Became one of two players in 2023 to have two blocked kicks, along with Chicago's Rasheem Green (extra point and field goal).


  • Started and recorded five tackles on defense.
  • Led the team with two special teams tackles.
  • Helped limit the NFL's top-ranked passing offense to 208 net yards.


  • Made both field goal attempts and both extra point attempts.
  • Made a 28-yard field goal as time expired in the first half and added a 23-yard field goal in the third quarter.
  • Extended his all-time NFL-record streak to 77 consecutive field goals made on attempts from less than 40 yards.


  • Rushed for 34 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries. He added one reception for 17 yards.
  • Crossed the goal line on a one-yard run in the second quarter and helped the Titans win the game with a three-yard rushing touchdown with 1:49 remaining in the fourth quarter. The touchdown tied the game, and the extra point provided the winning margin in the 28-27 finish.
  • With his 87th and 88th career rushing touchdowns, he surpassed Priest Holmes (86) for 15th place in NFL history. Eric Dickerson (90) and Curtis Martin (90) are the next two players directly in front of Henry on the all-time list, tied for 13th place.
  • Matched the best streak of his career (Sept. 27–Oct. 18, 2020) by scoring two rushing touchdowns in three consecutive games. Henry, Earl Campbell (1980) and Chris Johnson (2009) are the franchise's only players to do so, and Henry is the only one from the group to accomplish the feat twice.
  • Joined Jacksonville's Travis Etienne as the NFL's only players in 2023 with a pair of rushing touchdowns in three consecutive games.
  • With his ninth and 10th rushing touchdowns of the season, he became the third player in NFL history to record 10 or more rushing touchdowns in six consecutive seasons, joining LaDainian Tomlinson (nine seasons) and Adrian Peterson (seven).
  • Became the third player in NFL history with 1,000 scrimmage yards and 10 rushing touchdowns in six consecutive seasons, joining LaDainian Tomlinson (eight seasons from 2001-08) and Adrian Peterson (seven seasons from 2007-13).


  • Posted five tackles and one pass defensed.


  • Led the team with seven receptions and 124 receiving yards, including a touchdown.
  • Registered his 42nd career 100-yard receiving game and his third 100-yard game as a member of the Titans.
  • Notched his 20th career performance with at least seven receptions, 100 receiving yards and one touchdown reception.
  • Extended his active streak to 158 consecutive games with a reception—every game he has played since he entered the NFL. He tied Marshall Faulk (158) for the third-longest such streak to begin a career in NFL history behind only Marvin Harrison (190 consecutive games) and Keyshawn Johnson (167).
  • Caught a 45-yard pass from Will Levis late in the second quarter, leading to a field goal as time expired in the second quarter.
  • Helped set up the game-winning score in the final two minutes of the game with a 36-yard reception.
  • With six touchdown catches over a seven-game span, he tied Tampa Bay's Mike Evans for the second-best total in the NFL behind only Dallas' CeeDee Lamb (seven).
  • Increased his career totals to 910 receptions (23rd in NFL history), 12,196 receiving yards (23rd) and 77 receiving touchdowns (tied-35th).


  • Forced a turnover in the first quarter to help prevent a Dolphins score, stripping the ball from quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. The ball was recovered by teammate K. McLendon at Tennessee's seven-yard line. Johnson was credited with his second career forced fumble (first of 2023) and increased his career total to 7.5 sacks (first of 2023).
  • Totaled two tackles.


  • Posted two tackles, including a sack.
  • Recorded a five-yard sack of Tua Tagovailoa in the second quarter, improving his season total to five sacks and his career total to 19 sacks.


  • Led the team and established a new career high with three sacks—all coming in the fourth quarter. His previous career high was two sacks, which he accomplished on four prior occasions.
  • Notched the team's first three-sack performance in the regular season since Jeffery Simmons (three) at the Los Angeles Rams on Nov. 7, 2021.
  • Recorded a 10-yard sack of Tua Tagovailoa in the fourth quarter and added a nine-yard sack on Miami's next possession.
  • Credited with a sack in the final 30 seconds of the fourth quarter to seal the one-point victory, taking down Tua Tagovailoa for a three-yard loss on fourth-and-two.
  • He improved his season total to 8.5 sacks and his career total to 39.5 sacks. In doing so, he passed Kyle Vanden Bosch (38.5) for 11th place on the team's all-time sack list. He owns the team's seventh-best total since individual sacks became an official NFL statistic in 1982.
  • His three sacks tied Jeffery Simmons' total from Nov. 7, 2021 at the Los Angeles Rams for the most sacks by a Titans player in a primetime game during the franchise's "Titans era" (1999 to present).


  • Completed 23 of 38 passes for 327 yards and a touchdown with one interception (86.2 passer rating).
  • Became the fourth rookie quarterback in franchise history to start at least seven games, joining Dan Pastorini (eight starts in 1971), Vince Young (13 starts in 2006) and Marcus Mariota (12 starts in 2015).
  • Became the franchise's first rookie starting quarterback to win a primetime game since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
  • Totaled seven completions of 20-plus yards.
  • Registered the team's first 300-yard individual passing performance since Ryan Tannehill's 333 passing yards at Green Bay on Nov. 17, 2022.
  • Led a 14-play, 86-yard touchdown drive in the second quarter that included a 22-yard completion to Chris Moore. He also rushed twice for 16 yards on the drive.
  • Tossed a 45-yard pass to DeAndre Hopkins to set up a field goal as time expired in the first half.
  • Led the team back from a 14-point deficit (27-13) with less than three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, engineering a pair of touchdown drives. He completed a three-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins with 2:40 on the clock, immediately followed by a completion to Nick Westbrook-Ikhine for a two-point conversion. On the offense's next drive, he led a 64-yard march for a touchdown that included back-to-back passes of 36 yards to Hopkins and 16 yards to Chig Okonkwo. A Derrick Henry touchdown run and subsequent extra point gave Levis the first game-winning drive of his career.
  • Became the first NFL rookie quarterback to pass for 300 or more yards on Monday Night Football. Previously, the most passing yards in a Monday night game by a rookie were 291 by Chicago's Justin Fields at Pittsburgh on Nov. 8, 2021.


  • Tied for second on the defense with seven tackles and added a pass defensed.
  • Helped limit the NFL's top-ranked passing offense to 208 net passing yards.


  • Recorded his first career takeaway, recovering a fumble by Tua Tagovailoa at Tennessee's seven-yard line in the first quarter.


  • Caught a 22-yard pass from Will Levis in the second quarter.
  • Added a 23-yard kickoff return.


  • Tied for second on the team with seven tackles, including two tackles for loss. He added one pass defensed.
  • Helped limit the NFL's top-ranked passing offense to 208 net passing yards.


  • Tallied five receptions for 46 yards.
  • Helped set up the game-winning score in the fourth quarter with a 16-yard reception on the last play before the two-minute warning.


  • Caught six passes for 89 yards and added seven rushing attempts for 29 yards. He finished with 118 scrimmage yards—the first game of his career with at least 100 scrimmage yards.
  • His 89 receiving yards ranked second in franchise history by a rookie running back and were the most since Sid Blanks' 131 at San Diego on Sept. 12, 1964.
  • His 89 receiving yards were the most by an NFL rookie running back in 2023 through 14 weeks.
  • Caught a 30-yard pass from Will Levis in the third quarter. It was his second-longest reception through 13 career games.
  • During a touchdown drive in the fourth quarter, he accounted for three receptions for 41 yards, including a 21-yard catch.


  • Totaled 28 yards on a pair of receptions.
  • Helped set up the first of the team's final two touchdowns in the comeback win with a 23-yard grab. He capped the drive by scoring his second career two-point conversion on a pass from Will Levis.


  • Made his Titans debut.
  • Averaged 48.8 gross yards and 44.8 net yards on five punts with two punts placed inside the 20.
  • His first punt netted 47 yards after a fair catch.
  • Launched a 53-yard punt in the first quarter.

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